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Educational Outcomes for the Canadian Workplace : New Frameworks for Policy and Research / Jane Gaskell, Kjell Rubenson.

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Toronto : University of Toronto Press, [2016]
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De Gruyter University Press Library.
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Subjects:
Education -- Economic aspects -- Canada.
Labor supply -- Effect of education on -- Canada -- Statistics.
Labor supply -- Effect of education on -- Canada.
Language:
In English.
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Mode of access: Internet via World Wide Web.
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Summary:
Like other nations around the world, Canada is struggling to position itself in a global, knowledge-based economy. But although the links between education and the economy have been recognized at both federal and provincial levels of government in Canada, their relationship has not been fully understood. Educational Outcomes for the Canadian Workplace explores how educational programs are changing, which skills matter in the economy, and how policy has responded to the educational and economic pressures of the 1990s. In this volume, Jane Gaskell and Kjell Rubenson have brought together a distinguished group of scholars from economics, commerce, sociology of education, adult education, and educational administration to discuss a broad range of issues related to education and the economy in Canada. The implications of their discussions are far-reaching: educational policy not only affects the development of skills and knowledge for a competitive labour market, but also has an impact on social equality, economic growth, and civic engagement. Presenting in-depth research and analysis, this volume makes a significant contribution to Canadian and international debate on the meaning of the new global economy for educational policy and practice.
Contents:
Frontmatter
Contents
Introduction. Towards a Research Program in Education and Training / Gaskell, Jane / Rubenson, Kjell
PART 1. What Skills Matter in the Economy? Economic Approaches
1. Education, Skills, and Labour Market Outcomes: Exploring the Linkages in Canada / Riddell, W. Craig
2. Education and Technological Revolutions: The Role of the Social Sciences and the Humanities in the Knowledge-Based Economy / Allen, Robert C.
PART 2. Achieving Equity: Three Analyses of Outcomes
3. What Are Canadians Doing after School? An Analysis of Post-school Training Activity / Hum, Derek Pj. / Simpson, Wayne
4. The Post-secondary Education of Disadvantaged Adults / Sloane-Seale, Atlanta / Wallace, Lori / Levin, Ben
5. What Outcomes Matter to You? Exploring Welfare Policy and Programs from the Perspective of Low-Income Women / Butterwick, Shauna
PART 3. Policy and Practice: Case Studies Linking Education and Work
6. Policy, Rhetoric, and Educational Outcomes: Interpreting Skills Now! / Lackey, Lara M.
8. Co-op Education: Tensions and Outcomes of Experiential Learning / Grosjean, Garnet
Conclusion. Learning from Research Networks: The Western Research Network on Education and Training, 1996-2001 / Gaskell, Jane / Mcleod, Deanna
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Description based on online resource; title from PDF title page (publisher's Web site, viewed 08. Jul 2019)
Contributor:
Gaskell, Jane, editor.
Rubenson, Kjell, editor.
De Gruyter.
ISBN:
9781442674295
OCLC:
1013941389
Publisher Number:
10.3138/9781442674295 doi
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Restricted for use by site license.